Test Catalog

Test ID: ABYSR    
Antibody Screen with Reflexed Antibody Identification, RBC

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Detection of allo- or autoantibodies directed against red blood cell antigens in the settings of pretransfusion testing


Evaluation of transfusion reactions


Evaluation of hemolytic anemia

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
ABIDRAntibody Identification, RBCYesNo
ABTIRAntibody Titer, RBCYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If the antibody screen is positive, then antibody identification will be performed.

If the patient has a history of antibodies that are still detected, the antibody screen will be canceled and replaced by the antibody identification.

If certain antibodies are detected and the patient is known to be pregnant, an antibody titration will be performed.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test


NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Antibody Screen, RBC

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Antibody Screen, RBC
Antibody Screen (OB patients)
Indirect Antiglobulin Test
Indirect Coombs
Red Cell Antibody Screen
Type and Screen-Order Test TASR